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Senior User Experience Designer

  • 496345
  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full time

About us

Sportsbet's purpose is to bring excitement to life for its customers and we do this by over-delivering on excitement through serious fun, disrupting the status quo and living our values. We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer with over 7,000 cool, clever and curious people around the world. As part of the Flutter Group, we’re a global player, but in Melbourne, Sydney and Darwin we’re tight knit, with 1,000 of us bringing excitement to life every day.

Our commitment to responsible gambling is genuine and demonstrated through the wide range of responsible gambling initiatives and tools – take a look:

https://responsiblegambling.sportsbet.com.au/hc/en-us 

 About the role

As a Senior User Experience Designer you will have an unhealthy obsession with the customer and will tackle complex problems and transform them into designs that not only look great, but are intuitive and easy to use. You will be immersed in the product development lifecycle – from understanding the business case and customer problem, to driving the user experience strategy and co-designing with a cross-functional team to deliver customer focused experiences using agile delivery techniques.

You will be awesome at combining business objectives with user needs to create deliverables such as personas, user journeys, sitemaps, wireframes, designs and

interactive prototypes. You will be experienced in presenting your design rationale using customer insights to stakeholders and the design team. You will have a pragmatic approach to design – appreciating MVP and balancing the need to deliver to customers with things that are nice to have or can be implemented in later stages.

As a Senior Experience Designer, you will be looked upon for guidance from the less experienced practice members. You will take a primary role in ensuring quality across the Practice, from clearly demonstrating what quality is, to undertaking peer reviews and one on one training.

 Key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct user requirements analysis including personas, scenarios, task analysis
  • Create new designs, including (but not limited to), user flows, journey maps, wireframes and prototypes
  • Conduct iterative testing and rapidly translate research findings into design
  • Deliver designs for each release by providing production ready assets and supporting the development team through implementation
  • Work with and guide Product Managers to making informed design decisions
  • Work with developers and key stakeholders to ensure brand, style and usability guidelines are adhered to
  • Interface with different areas of the business as necessary, providing design, reports, presentations, and recommendations.
  • Constructively review and give feedback
  • Work with the rest of the team to promote good user-experience practice across the company

About You     

  • Kickass Sketch, Adobe XD or Figma skills (we don’t mind which one!)
  • Familiarity with prototyping technologies, such as Adobe XD, InVision or Principle, experience animating a plus
  • Understanding of usability testing methods & how to interpret results
  • Strong understanding of interaction design
  • Good technical knowledge to understand what is and isn't possible
  • Skilled in various design techniques such as wireframing, sketching prototyping and development of UI assets
  • Knowledgeable about Design Thinking, Human Centred design and experienced in working in an agile UX environment
  • Strong stakeholder management and ability to champion good design decisions
  • Ability to work on and lead multiple, simultaneous projects of all sizes and complexity across multiple platforms
  • Passion for incorporating new and innovative technologies and open to new ideas and ways of working
  • Pragmatic design approach, understanding when compromise is needed and recognising MVP
  • Worked with different methodologies and can bring new ways of working to Sportsbet

Desirable

  • Responsive design experience
  • Copywriting experience
  • Animation skills
  • Familiarity with prototyping technologies, such as Framer

The Perks

We work hard and play hard, so along with a very competitive salary and generous performance-based bonus, we will also provide you with:

  • 25 days annual leave (a whole extra week of holidays!)
  • Genuine flexible working and remote working policy with an $850 work from home office allowance
  • Discounted gym memberships, free breakfast and loads of event and conference tickets and many more
  • Access to Headspace App and an employee assist program
  • Best in class Parental Leave program with six months paid leave for Primary Carers and Circle  In membership
  • Free merch including t-shirts, SB branded coffee keep cups (Frank Green might we add) and much more!
  • Tailored career development programs, as well as a commitment to developing Thought Leader and Specialist Talent programs

We’re a flexible, progressive, open-minded, and inclusive employer who welcomes you for who you are, as you are- that’s why we assess behaviours, learning agility and expertise to ensure all types of experiences are considered for our roles. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we review candidates with 2-3 weeks of advertising.

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